Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bear Mountain (PG681)

Lat: 36.74639°NLon: 119.28009°WElev: 3388.0ft.

NA

43°F

6°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SSE 9 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 01 Mar 09:40 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Squaw Valley CA

  • Today

    Today: Rain before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 54. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then rain after 4am.  Low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  Temperature falling to around 45 by 5pm. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then rain, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 54. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then rain after 4am. Low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Rain before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Temperature falling to around 45 by 5pm. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then rain, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Squaw Valley CA
 36.7°N 119.18°W (Elev. 1788 ft)
9:59 am PST Mar 1, 2024
10am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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